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The Weeknd Arrested In Las Vegas For Punching A Cop! Ouch!

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We're very disappointed by this news.

On Saturday, The Weeknd was arrested in Las Vegas for punching a cop for undisclosed reasons.

According to the police, the singer, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, used a CLOSED FIST to hit the officer in the head.

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Wow, we're shocked by the 24-year-old's violence!

A representative for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said of the incident:

"A man by the name Abel Tesfaye was arrested on Saturday night in Las Vegas at about 4:42 a.m. Special Event officers responded to call regarding a fight that broke out at the 3500 Block of South Las Vegas Blvd. When they got to the venue there was a big group of people in an altercation."

Abel was subsequently charged with battery of a protected person and he's currently out on bail.

The Weeknd has yet to release an official statement in response to his arrest.

[Image via Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.]

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3 comments to “The Weeknd Arrested In Las Vegas For Punching A Cop! Ouch!”

  1. shut up perez says – reply to this


    shut up perez

  2. HD says – reply to this


    Sigh… Another piece of trash being glorified by bieber-esque teens the world over. PS. Your hair is SHIT

  3. 3

    Blacks being black.